Summary of Good Vibrations

The CEO’s Practical Guide to Create and Amplify Energy

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Good Vibrations summary
Learn to manage your “energy” to bring out the most in yourself and in others.


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“Energy management” can make or break an organization. In this candid, conversational article, Rosalind Torres, Peter Tollman, Susie Grehl and Eva Sage-Gavin – four contributing writers and professionals from the Boston Consulting Group – flip the switch on maximizing and managing energy within organizations. Backed by 50 interviews from CEOs, the authors claim that much of a company’s success or demise derives from the energy its leadership creates and maintains. getAbstract recommends this article to business leaders who want to improve their management abilities and see their organizations thrive.

In this summary, you will learn

  • Why the “energy” within a company matters, and
  • How CEOs and business leaders can inspire employees and their energy levels for positive results.


The “energy” in a business – meaning its “authenticity, character, discipline and communication” – can determine the success of goals, projects and even the entire organization. Leaders who emit positive energy can encourage commitment and diligence among employees. To bring the best out in yourself...
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About the Authors

Roselinde Torres and Peter Tillmann are senior partners and managing directors at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), where Susie Grehl is a project leader and Eva Sage-Gavin is a senior advisor.

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